With a crunchy pecan topping, this casserole is a must-have for any family gathering. Your relatives will be begging for the recipe!


  • 4 cups cubed sweet potato
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 6 Tablespoons margarine, softened
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  1. Place sweet potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Cook until tender, then drain and mash with a fork. Add the sweet potatoes, sugar, eggs, 4 tablespoons of margarine, salt, and vanilla to a large bowl. Mix well, and pour into a baking dish (9×13 inches, preferably).
  2. Combine the flour and brown sugar, and add in the rest of the margarine, along with the pecans. Sprinkle the seasoning over the casserole, being sure to get some in the corners.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes, and serve warm.

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